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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

State and Local Policy Program

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Local Govt Innovation & Redesign Guide Updated

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Our Local Government Innovation (LGI) & Redesign Guide has been updated as of January 2014. Written by Dr. Jay Kiedrowski, the guide offers strategies and specific tools and suggestions for innovation and performance management. Also, 166 examples of local government innovation and redesign are detailed.

Download a copy of the newly revised Guide here.



Humphrey School's Nonprofit Management Program Rated #3

U.S. News and World Reports has named the Humphrey School's Nonprofit Management program #3 among all Public Affairs graduate schools for 2012. Last year the program rated #4. Overall, the Humphrey School is tied with six other schools for graduate public affairs education.

"We're really pleased with and proud of this #3 ranking," notes Jodi Sandfort, PNLC faculty member and chair of the Humphrey's Leadership & Management Area. "It's great to be recognized for our hard work, and to know our efforts to recruit top students and top faculty are paying off. Humphrey alumni are working around the world to improve the common good. The PNLC and Humphrey prepare them to be successful."

Past Events + Conferences


The Local Government Innovation Awards ceremony is one of many special events the center sponsors each year

Contact Public + Nonprofit Leadership Center

Humphrey Center
University of Minnesota
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455


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